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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET.

(Per Press Association.)

CHSISTCHURCH, February 25

There was a largely-increased entry at Addington yards to-day of all' classes of sheep and average yardings in other departments. Fat cattle showed no change, store sheep sold well, although lambs were somewhat easier, fat lambs al-so showed an easier tendency in prices but competition was active. Pigs of all classes sold well and fax sheep sold firmly at rates that were better than the closiiig prices of the week before. Sheep. Store Pens.—-Rape lambs made 12s to 15s 9(3, medium 8s 6d to 11s 6d. culls 6s to Bs, two and four-tooth wethers 14s 6d to 16s 3d, two-tooth ewes 15s 9d to 20s, six and eight-tooth 12s to 19s, four and six-tooth to 21s 6d. sound-mouth 12s 6d to 17s, aged 7s Od and 12s. . „ I Fat. Lambs.—Tegs 18s to 20s>aver- vage freezing weights. 16s to lfsiM, ■ light and unfinished 15s to 15s 9d. ' Fat Sheep.—Prime wethers made to ■ 23s 9d, others 15s 3d to 20s, prime 20s €d, owes 17s 6d to 21s 3d, medium lbs, to 175,. aged and light 13s to 14s 6d. merino ewes 10s 6d. I Cattle. , Fat Pens.—Steers made £6 17s 6d to £11, extra to £14, heifers £6 to£lo 12s 6d, cows £5- 17s 6d to £12 10s, Store Pens.—Younger sorts -39s to £3 15s, two-year, heifers £4 5s to £4 7s 6d, two' and a-half-year steers £o 12s 6d to: £5 17s 6d/ three-year steers £6, three-year heifers £5 19s, ..dry cows £3 to £5, and dairy cows £3 los to £10, and extra to £13. Pigs. Fat Pens.— Choppers made £3 10s to £5 16s,. .'heavy baconers 62s to 77s< 6d. light baconers 52s 6d to 60s (price per 1b 5}A to 5-2 d), heavy porkers 46s to 50s, lighter porkers 40s to 44s (price per lb 6|d). - - Store Pens.—Extra large stores made 47s to ols,..medium. 38s to 465, small 23s to 375, sows, in pig £3 15s to PA 10s, weaners 14s to 21s, average for weaners. 18s-

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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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